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The Power of Procrastination

The Power of Procrastination

“You come from a long line of procrastinators,” my grandpa told me when I was young. I didn’t know what that word meant back then, and it might have taken me thirty years to fully comprehend and appreciate his insights, but I have embraced my destiny. I have become that mom who is always late. […]

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life without diapers

Life Without Diapers

One of my most bizarre parenting moments has been watching a human that I pushed out of my body, learning to push a poop out of his body. We are in the midst of potty training, and I’m oddly proud, extremely grossed out, and thrilled that our life with diapers has ended. My little guy […]

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A Letter to My Fellow Teacher Moms

A Letter to My Fellow Teacher Moms

To My Fellow Teacher Moms,  As we embark on a new school year, we start to have anxious dreams, extra long to-do lists, and early wake up calls. Growing up, I remember a Staples commercial that played this time of year with parents celebrating and the Christmas song, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the […]

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How To Handle Mommy Brain

How To Handle Mommy Brain

I once credited myself for being very organized and good at remembering things. It was seldom that I forgot a task, or something slipped through the cracks. But if I can be completely honest, I find that I struggle with maintaining that great memory, or being organized now that I am a mother. Or as […]

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